Man killed in shootout with Thornton police

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THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A man died after an apparent shootout with police officers outside a city building in suburban Denver late Tuesday, police said.

The shooting happened after Thornton police said an officer found a suspicious man in a parking lot at the Infrastructure Maintenance Center at around 11 p.m.

The initial investigation found that the man and police officers exchanged shots and a handgun was found at the scene, police said.

No officers were hurt.

The shooting is being investigated by other law enforcement agencies from the area.

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